A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on September 15

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 22 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Exchanges in parliament between supporters and opponents of the nuclear deal, the warning by the judiciary chief about enemy efforts to infiltrate the country and the call by Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on all those who care about the establishment to throw their hats in the ring for the upcoming elections dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday.


Ettela’at: “The Zionist regime is the biggest obstacle standing in the way of a nuclear-free region,” the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran told an international nuclear energy conference.

Ali Akbar Salehi further said the Zionist regime, which has failed to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, poses a serious threat to regional security.

Ettela’at: Iran, China and the United States have reviewed the redesigning of the Arak reactor on the sidelines of an IAEA General Conference in Vienna.

Ettela’at: Zionists have staged the most ferocious attack on worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque in four decades.

Ettela’at: Government plans to raise water prices for those who consume too much water.

The deputy energy minister has said that new prices will be announced within days after they have been approved by the Economy Council and the Cabinet.

Ettela’at: One million Yemenis have signaled their readiness to take on Saudi aggressors.

Attacks by Yemeni forces have resulted in the deaths of five Saudi military men, an Emirati soldier and a Qatari officer.

Ettela’at: The governor of the Central Bank has said that European and Japanese banks are interested in doing business in Iran.

Valiollah Seif said that foreign exchange price fluctuations in the first four months of the current year [started March 21, 2015] were down 70 percent over corresponding period last year.

Ettela’at: The deputy health minister said that Iranian medical science universities have a lofty position in the world.

Dr. Bagher Larijani further said up to 40,000 nurses are to be trained in a 2-3 year period.

Ettela’at: Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has invited pundits and those who care about the establishment to run in upcoming elections.

The chairman of the Expediency Council said that this year’s elections will reaffirm the fact that in Islamic Iran, election of all officials, including the leader, is a direct result of popular vote.

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Abrar: The commander of IRGC ground forces has said that all areas in the west and northwest have been cleansed of terrorists.




Afkar: “The coalition against IS is theatrical,” said the chairman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee.

Afkar: “Annulment of previous resolutions against Iran is a major victory,” said the vice-speaker of the Iranian parliament.




Aftab-e Yazd: “Make more noise and I will make the Almaty documents public,” Foreign Minister Zarif has warned Jalili [a former top nuclear negotiator] and other critics of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.



Arman-e Emrooz: Will the children of Hashemi, Khatami, Haddad Adel and Tavakoli follow in the footsteps of their father into parliament?

Arman-e Emrooz: Shahram Nazeri’s concert [in Tabriz] has been called off.

Concerts keep being cancelled.




Asr-e Azadi: “Iran has no plans to shut down its embassy in Sana’a,” said the deputy foreign minister.




Asr-e Eghtesad: Ten Iranian airlines are bankrupt, said the managing director of the Airports Company.




Asrar: “Saudi officials are dividing the world of Islam,” said Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani.

Asrar: Footprints of the son of the Saudi king in the death of Saud al-Faisal

Asrar: “If you had left the nuclear question open to debate, three resolutions wouldn’t have been issued against the country,” Vice-Speaker Abutorabi-Fard said in critical comments aimed at Saeed Jalili, a former top nuclear negotiator.




Ebtekar: A new chapter in relations between Iran and China opens with the Beijing visit of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

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The former president has finally said that he will run for elected office [in 2017].




Eghtesad-e Pooya: The report the Central Bank released in the past on the amount of the country’s gold reserves was unrealistic,” said the governor of the Central Bank of Iran.




Emtiaz: The interior minister has said that terrorists account for the better part of drug trafficking.




Etemad: The education minister makes a promise to the families of teachers behind bars. “I hope all teachers are freed soon.”



Ghanoon: “The review of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in parliament should not turn into a tool to advance electoral agenda,” said Seyyed Hossein Mousavian, a former nuclear negotiator.




Haft-e Sobh: One of the eight Iranian nationals who were killed in the crane collapse in Mecca [on Friday] was Ahmad Hatami, a prominent scientist.




Hemayat: Ayatollah Larijani has warned about enemy efforts to infiltrate the country under the pretext of the nuclear deal.

The judiciary chief further said that the progress of the nation hinges on the judicious leadership of Ayatollah Khamenei.




Hosban: Iran has lowered its light crude prices for October delivery.




Iran: Iran is on the verge of absorbing $30 billion in foreign investment.




Jomhouri Islami: Iran will turn into the major supplier of natural gas to Europe within a decade.




Kayhan: With the US playing the sanctions cards, parliament should shoulder a heavier responsibility.




Rah-e Mardom: Buildings constructed illegally by the Caspian Sea will be demolished.



Rooyesh-e Mellat: “The message of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is that in dealing with the Iranian nation sanctions and military threats do not work,” said the director of the Atomic Energy Organization.




Sharq: “The position of the Leader is above the political tastes of factions,” said the chairman of the Expediency Council.

Sharq: The director of IRIB’s Channel Four has resigned. [His resignation has reportedly been rejected.]


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